Curated by those in the know, watch our expert guide to this season’s summer entertaining must-haves.
Summer is the season of entertaining. To help decipher the latest home trends and bring the season’s most coveted pieces to life, we’ve enlisted the expert advice of renowned interior stylist Steve Cordony. Whether you’re planning a relaxed poolside afternoon or an elaborate evening soirée, watch Steve’s video and keep reading for his interior styling tips and tricks for a season of summer entertaining.
This is Style Guide.
The perfect brew
From ice-cold espresso martinis to delicious after-dinner digestifs, a Nespresso coffee machine is the perfect addition to your next dinner party. In sleek black and chrome, the compact, minimalist design of their latest iteration, the Vertuo Next, is the chicest companion to your kitchen surfaces. Its signature one-touch design means you can enjoy cafe-quality coffee with the press of a finger.
A summer spread
Master the art of summer tablescaping with Ecology. A staple collection of tonal colours, like earthy green and soft peach, makes for a great year-round tabletop. Layer these with festive punctuations and pops of colour to bring energy and atmosphere to any summer spread. When the occasion calls for a great bottle of wine, opt for varietal-specific glass styles by RIEDEL. Elegant and functional, their newest Veloce collection is the perfect way to elevate and complete your summer tablescape.
For the great outdoors
Whether you’re barbecuing by the pool, splashing in the ocean or even picnicking on the sand, do it in style, with Sheridan‘s quality towels. The brand’s seasonal prints – classic stripes and botanical motifs – in plush, absorbent 100% cotton, look and feel amazing in every setting. Complete your outdoor ensemble with picnic baskets and cooler bags by David Jones Collection. Vibrant colours and timeless raffia look cheerfully chic, while roomy insulation keeps summer produce fresh all day.
Food, glorious food
Make the David Jones Food Hall your one-stop destination for all your entertaining needs this summer. From the freshest seasonal produce to luxurious cheeses worth indulging in, find everything you need for your next event instore. For an array of local and international wines, look to Prince Wine Store. Carefully curated and sourced, choosing the perfect pairing for every meal has never been easier.
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